Track and trace Learners results. What do SCORM compliance, AICC, XAPI and CMI5 mean?

Challenge to Learn

Do you want to buy a LMS or an authoring tool and are you wondering what the best option is for tracking the results of your learners? SCORM is a standard in e-Learning that makes it possible to track and trace the results of your learners in a Learning Management system (LMS). A course is SCORM compliant when it meets the requirements of the standard set by the ADL. XAPI allows tracking and tracing from anywhere. XAPI will still track and trace the results.

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Day 2 @LSCON, Nice keynote and I finally understand TinCan, Experience API, Scorm, ADL, IACC and CMI-5…….

Challenge to Learn

Later on the ADL was formed and they wanted a more extended standard, based on the AICC specs. So the ADL developed Scorm in a different (technical) way and we ended up with two standards. Both the ADL and AICC where working on a new generation of standards. ADL announced TinCan (version one will be out shortly) and the AICC worked on CMI-5. Day 2 of the conference. I started the day with the keynote session, before the keynote some announcements were made.

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Experience API: Will it sweep the eLearning nation?

Web Courseworks

conference I had the opportunity to speak with Michael Rochelle of Brandon Hall and Aaron Silvers of ADL on the new emerging Experience API (also known as Tin Can) and have been given great insight. Experience API is coding that tracks a person’s learning activity even if that [.]. eLearning Aaron Silvers ADL Brandon Hall elearning Experience API Jon Aleckson LAMP environment Learning 3.0 AKA Tin Can While at the Learning 3.0

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Project Tincan: What should SCORM 2.0 look like?: Participate!

Challenge to Learn

They do a project for the ADL to investigate what the next version of SCORM should look like. SCORM is the standard of the e-Learning industry and now and then we say less nice things about it, but it is our guarantee (most of the times) that content from our authoring systems will actually run in most LMS, and that the learners progress and results are tracked and reported. Today I was interviewed by Ben Clarck from Rustici software.

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Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

With a wider variety of ways we could deliver learning experiences, combined with the desire to support and track performance, things had to change. That could lead to some SCORM tracking issues. Another alternative would be performance tracking or real time evaluation tool. We did not create this, it is a proof of concept created by Advanced Distributed Learning ( ADL ) and made freely available. Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning.

Mike Rustici – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Traditional vendors are largely adopting at the SCORM parity level and using Tin Can as a better way to track formal training programs. I think we mostly know how to track informal learning with Tin Can now, but there is still a long way to go in making useful information out of all that data. Tracking should be opt-in when possible. When asking a question about compliance training, we will outfit the compliance violation tracking system to notify us when violations occur.

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xAPI Shifting to 3rd Gear

MakingBetter

Between November 2014’s xAPI Hyperdrive and the xAPI track at DevLearn 2014, we hit our stride. We had people well outside of the ADL bubble talking about real world things things they were using […]. You might be surprised to find out we’re in 2nd gear. We shifted out of 1st gear at DevLearn last year. The post xAPI Shifting to 3rd Gear appeared first on MakingBetter. Experience API xAPI Camp amazon recap xAPI xapi camp

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April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

Art is a member of the ADL CMI-5 committee , and is an expert on both xAPI and CMI-5. You can of course also track traditional elearning with xAPI.” -@AWerkenthin. StephenPVictor tweeted that “xAPI allows you track a lot more learning activities than SCORM does. DuncanWIV “Being able to track any event, application use, control systems data etc provides new capability for predictive analytics. Essentially, anytime you add new data to track, you should inform learners.

Real (e)Learning Heroes

Clark Quinn

The Department of Defense’s ADL initiative decided upon a version, to move things forward, and thus was born SCORM. And if not, there’s always the ADL to wield the ‘800 lb gorilla’ argument. Other initiatives include xAPI, sponsored by ADL to address gaps in SCORM. This standard enables tracking and analytics beyond the course.

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Part One: How We Decide to Do Work

Experience API

A couple of days ago, I wrote about the state of ADL and Rustici Software’s take on it. We wrapped a little bit of code and interface around our core product (SCORM Engine), labeled it SCORM Test Track, and shared it. Those debug logs, and Test Track, have had real, lasting, positive impact, for both the community and for us at Rustici Software. ADL’s guiding hand. ADL decides what is in – in scope, in the spec, in the agenda for the specification meetings.

Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider

Bottom-Line Performance

ADL, or Advanced Distributive Learning , is the government agency behind the spec. The SCORM API is tested and reliable for tracking of basic information such as course completion, time spent taking a course, completion date, and post-test score. A limited number and type of activities can be tracked. Experience API brings us a number of improvements to take advantage of in L&D: It can track learner progress without a constant internet connection. Tin Can.

iFEST has gone virtual and we’ll be ‘there’

Rustici Software

Hosted by ADL and NTSA , iFEST is a great conference that brings together people from the military, government, academic and industry sectors to discuss ways to evolve the distributed learning and training landscape.

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What is the AICC Standard and How is it Relevant to My eLearning Plan?

Docebo

When the AICC disbanded, they transferred the CMI-5 project to the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative to ensure continued access to all of your training content. Docebo supports content packaged in AICC, SCORM and Tin Can/xAPI, and makes it easy to import, deliver and track training and results in just a few clicks. The AICC is dissolved, but having an LMS that supports AICC is still crucial.

Why the Experience API (xAPI) Is Crucial to Your eLearning Success

Trivantis

The Experience API (xAPI) is an updated standard for tracking eLearning; it shows a more complete picture of your learners’ activity than SCORM does. The ADL —or Advanced Distributed Learning—recognized the need for a set of standards to ensure that programmers write code that can play well with other eLearning software. Years later, when SCORM couldn’t do everything needed, the ADL asked Rustici Software to create an updated standard: The Experience API or xAPI.

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Centralizing content and building xAPI Profiles at iFest

Rustici Software

We have been working with government entities since 2005, so it’s no surprise that we were at NTSA’s ADL iFest 2019 conference. While the xAPI standard and other emerging ADL initiatives are actively innovating exciting new standards, the reality is that training managers need tools that can be used to solve problems in the short term. TJ Seabrooks presenting at NTSA’s ADL iFest 2019.

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xAPI: Why Should I Care and What Could It Do for Me?

Meridian

In the training world, we were introduced to SCORM from an initiative that arose in 1999, led by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) and Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL). xAPI, like SCORM before it, started from a DoD and ADL 2011 initiative. In practical terms, this means it is easier to launch and track content. You can also determine what type of information you can track. With xAPI, you can track virtually anything.

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Difference between SCORM and AICC; benefits

Wizcabin

For example, what that means is AICC compliant e-learning courses can be hosted, tracked, and accessed on LMS platforms that are compliant with AICC. And in a way to address them, the SCORM model was created as part of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) initiative.

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Anthony Altieri @aa_altieri "Analytics: What You Want to Know" #DevLearn

Learning Visions

For specific user date on devices and more - you need to enable what they call "user tracking" -- although google terms don't allow you to send personal informaiton e.g You can give a unique token to each user and it will track those users (although not personal data). So you can track things like which device someone started a program on and if they moved to a tablet and then if they moved back…you can see resolution and pixel depth.

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xAPI: Why Should I Care and What Could It Do for Me?

Meridian

In the training world, we were introduced to SCORM from an initiative that arose in 1999, led by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) and Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL). xAPI, like SCORM before it, started from a DoD and ADL 2011 initiative. In practical terms, this means it is easier to launch and track content. You can also determine what type of information you can track. With xAPI, you can track virtually anything.

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5 Ways Tin Can API Revolutionizes eLearning

Bottom-Line Performance

With the Tin Can API, all of these experiences can be tracked and accounted for. ADL commissioned Rustici Software to develop the specification, which looks to supplant SCORM as the go-to eLearning spec of the 2010′s…and then some. It actually transcends eLearning…tracking activities we once thought weren’t trackable. We can track more details than ever before. Do these sound familiar?

What is Tin Can?

eFront

ADL (the keepers of SCORM) is the steward of this new specification aka “the next generation of SCORM.”. Both SCORM and Tin Can API allow track completion; track time; track pass/fail; and report a single score. Providers have come to realize that learning experiences happen everywhere (not just in the LMS) and Tin Can adopters want to give their users the ability to easily track these experiences.

Profile Recipes vs. xAPI Profiles

Experience API

The “profile”, as it relates to the Registry, was intended as an abstract concept that allowed a user to “request” a namespace, under which they could track the items in their information model, and specifically, where they could link one or more recipes. An “ xAPI profile ” is a newer concept, created by ADL in a more formal way through their BAA process. What’s the difference between profile recipes and xAPI profiles?

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What’s next? Continued progress on products and upcoming events

Rustici Software

And we’re doing equally important work outside of our products by participating in the evolution of the L&D industry and tracking where it’s headed to better support our customers. Later this month, we’ll be attending and presenting at ADL’s iFest conference. We’ve talked a lot about our upcoming feature releases mainly because we’re excited about all the significant development efforts we’re bringing to our products this year.

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How To Choose A SCORM Compliant LMS For Your e-Learning Content

Wizcabin

Apart from that, it also helps to track learners’ performance to know the completion rate of your course content. On the other hand, SCORM certified LMS ensures that a specific product under discussion gets certified by SCORM governing body, ADL. Although they play a similar role in the case of launching and tracking learning experiences, everything else is different. Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay.

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xAPI Shifting to 3rd Gear

MakingBetter

Between November 2014’s xAPI Hyperdrive and the xAPI track at DevLearn 2014, we hit our stride. We had people well outside of the ADL bubble talking about real world things things they were using xAPI to accomplish. You might be surprised to find out we’re in 2nd gear. We shifted out of 1st gear at DevLearn last year. What happened at xAPI Camp Amazon? This wasn’t merely a great event. This was a game changer.

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Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

Rewind briefly to a day in 2010, when the dew was still fresh and early morning sun filled the meeting room at Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL). Instead, the team at ADL actually paved the way for the Actively Narrating Technical Interface-Sharable Content Object Reference Model – otherwise known as the ANTI-SCORM. Fortunately, the ADL effort wasn’t a total loss. EDITOR’S NOTE: Occasionally, we invite learning community experts to share their advice with our readers.

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Reflections on DevLearn’s xAPI Hyperdrive

MakingBetter

Megan & I spent the bulk of our time helping the eLearning Guild with the xAPI Hyperdrive and the xAPI in Practice track. Now leveraging xAPI to improve teacher education through National Louis University , it’s exciting to see the practical impact the technology has in pulling credible evidence from what’s happening in the field into the digital space where competence can be tracked, allowing the program to scale the professional development of these teachers.

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How xAPI is Re-Shaping Modern Workplace Learning?

Origin Learning

It was originally a research project that was awarded to Rustici Software by ADL. To summarize, xAPI enables learning administrators to track offline learning or learning that the learner participates in outside the core LMS/learning platform like mobile apps or games. xAPI or Experience API is the outcome of Project TinCan that started in 2010.

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Building the Next Generation of SCORM

Integrated Learnings

There have been a lot of changes in internet technology over those years, as well as, many changes in how professional learning is administered and tracked. Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) is leading the effort for the next generation of SCORM. The data tracked by existing specifications is not exposed to developers in a standard way and requires LMS expertise to access. It will collect activity streams similar to the way social media applications track activity streams.

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What’s the best SCORM compliant LMS to choose in 2020?

Elucidat

If it’s not certified by ADL, which SCORM API elements are supported? ADL is the governing body for SCORM. For an LMS to be SCORM-certified, it needs to have passed ADL’s testing process. If the LMS isn’t officially certified by ADL, you need to check which features it includes to make sure it can support the roll-out of your elearning in the way you need it to. and 2004, We’re set up to have callbacks to our servers that makes sure learners’ progress it tracked.

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Thinking Context in the Design Process

Clark Quinn

I was talking to the ADL Mobile folks about mobile design processes, and as usual I was going on about how mobile is not the sweet spot for courses (augmenting yes, full delivery no). For you too, or where am I going off track? When tablets are acting more like a laptop, sure, but otherwise.

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Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

This standard is being developed by Rustici Software (with a world-wide active community participating and contributing) for Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) – the keepers of SCORM. However, ‘Experience API’ is ADL’s official name for this standard. The best part of the story is where the possibility of tracking employees’ real-world job performance even after their training is over is depicted in an interesting way.

A Glance Back at xAPI; A Look Ahead at Data Ownership

MakingBetter

What I can see now as an implementer, that I couldn’t see from inside of ADL, is that to realize data interoperability part of the work will be improvements to the spec; the more important work we’ll need to do, as an industry, is improve how we commonly implement xAPI as vendors and consultants, how we call out when that practice is or isn’t happening, and how we onboard new tools and toolmakers into the ecosystem we should be creating.

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The Role of xAPI in Creating Powerful Learning Experiences for the Modern Workforce

Origin Learning

SCORM was not enough to track user/learner progress. It was originally a research project that was awarded to Rustici Software by ADL. It was originally a research project that was awarded to Rustici Software by ADL. To summarize, xAPI enables learning administrators to track offline learning or learning that the learner participates in outside the core LMS/learning platform (like mobile apps or games). xAPI ensures that informal learning is tracked.

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The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) initiative of the Department of Defense finally had enough. The ADL provided compliance testing, so that content and systems could be validated for interoperability. The ability to track learning, critical to a Learning Management System (which really is a Course Management System), requires knowing who has done what, and how well. From web activity streams, people started thinking about tracking other forms of activity.

4 Reasons Tin Can API (xAPI) Is NOT Just a New Version of SCORM

Infopro Learning

For well over a decade the Sharable Content Object Reference Model, or SCORM as it’s affectionately known, has been the standard for tracking eLearning. SCORM reports Meta level data about track completion, time, pass/fail, and a single score. ADL provides an overview ( [link]. tracking-analysis/experience-api/. )

xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

Aaron, can you tell me a little bit about your background and how you became involved with ADL? Two months after my layoff, a company called CTC recruited me to work for ADL. I worked with ADL from 2003-2006 and participated in the Technical Working Group afterwards. This work informed the conversations with several current and former ADL friends. Project Tin Can” was the name Rustici Software came up with to describe the work ADL contracted them to do.

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